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  1. Latest wireless spectrum auction raises $2.11B, Industry Canada saysRead the original story

    18 min ago | MacLeans

    Wind Mobile took a step closer to its aim of becoming a national telecommunications player on Friday, winning key wireless spectrum licences in southern Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia in the latest federal auction. The new licences gives Wind Mobile and other regional carriers the capacity of AWS-3 airwaves that will help prepare them for the future of the data-guzzling wireless market.

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  2. Bronze for bellesRead the original story

    18 min ago | St. Albert Gazette

    The difference between playing for gold or bronze for the St. Albert Mission at the Ringette Alberta belle U19AA championship was Saturday's mini-game. The 2-1 loss to the Edmonton Elite in the 10-minute tiebreaker dropped the Mission into the third-place playoff after going 3-1 in the five-team round-robin draw.

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  3. Guevarra is PBA Slam Dunk king anewRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Meralco's Rey Guevarra clinched his second-straight Slam Dunk title by scoring a perfect 50 points in his final attempt to edge Ginebra's Japeth Aguilar at the PBA All-Star Slam Dunk competition on Friday night in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. Gueverra, who shared the title with Purefoods' Justin Melton last year, ran from the left corner and looped the ball between his legs before dunking it in reverse.

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  4. Revoke ban on BBC's documentary: EditorsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Times of Oman

    Activists of the Communists Party of India burn an effigy representing the rapists of Delhi student, Nirbhaya, during their protest in Hyderabad on Friday. Photo - AFP New Delhi: Editors Guild of India on Friday appealed to the Indian government to revoke the ban on the broadcast of the BBC documentary, depicting the aftermath of the brutal gang rape and murder of Nirbhaya in 2012, saying the move was "wholly unwarranted".

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  5. Julaton could get crack at IBF titleRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Filipino-American fighter Ana Julaton might get a shot at the IBF super bantamweight women's crown if she defeats Yolanda Segura at the Hotel Holiday Inn in Durango, Mexico on Friday . Her trainer Angelo Reyes said Julaton's promoter Alan Tremblay is bringing reigning IBF women's champion Yulihan Alejandra Luna vila to Durango to have her watch the Julaton-Segura match.

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  6. SpotlightRead the original story

    19 min ago | St. Albert Gazette

    St. Albert's Matt Alden, Chris Craddock and Mark Meers kick it up a notch at the return of their comedy hit Tiny Plastic Men this coming Monday on Super Channel. The infamous trio of nerdy toy testers is back for season three.

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  7. Former policewoman jailed for trying to blackmail GerrardRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Fox Sports

    A policewoman showed her warrant card to bank manager to obtain footage of Steven Gerrard involved in a street bust-up. A former policewoman has been jailed for 22 months after seizing CCTV footage of a street bust-up to be used as a "tool to blackmail" Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard.

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  8. Shaun Fynes: The military must be transparent to respect the memory of Stuart LangridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Canada.com

    A photo of Cpl. Stuart Langridge is seen along with his beret and medals on a table during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on October 28, 2010.

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  9. Tajikistan: Opposition Leader Gunned Down in IstanbulRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | EurasiaNet

    A lone gunman shot and killed one of Tajik President Emomali Rahmon's most aggressive critics on March 5. Some observers have drawn parallels between the murder of Umarali Quvvatov and the late February assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Quvvatov, the leader of a Tajik opposition group called Gruppa 24, was gunned down in Istanbul.

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  10. Football: Blatter calls on Iran to allow women into stadiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Times of Oman

    Zurich: Fifa President Sepp Blatter has asked Iran to end its ban on women watching football matches, describing the situation as intolerable. "When I travelled to Iran in November 2013, I was not only confronted with huge popular enthusiasm from football but also a law forbidding women from attending football matches," he wrote in Fifa's weekly magazine.

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  11. Dave King has been voted on to the Rangers boardRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The Northern Echo

    Dave King hopes his victory in the Ibrox power grab will be enough to prevent a generation of Rangers supporters being lost. The Johannesburg-based millionaire oversaw the coup which swept Mike Ashley's placemen Derek Llambias and Barry Leach out of the boardroom.

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  12. Oman all set for fourth GCC Women's GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: With the Sultanate's teams and athletes gearing up for the challenge and the teams from other four participating nations starting to arrive in Muscat, the stage is set for 2015 GCC Women's Games. The fourth edition of the Gulf women's premier multi-sport event, which lasts till March 18, will see more than thousand athletes, technical and administrative officials as well as dignitaries from all GCC nations, with the exception of Saudi Arabia, arriving in the capital city for what is been termed as the celebration of the region's women's sports.

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  13. 'Minority' using notion of 'social licence' to try to block resource projects, Joe Oliver saysRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Canada.com

    Billionaire business man Jimmy Pattison will lead a public accountability panel to oversee funds generated by the transit plebiscite, should it pass. Conservative MP Joseph Oliver, the minister of finance, is photographed during an interview with the Ottawa Citizen's Jason Fekete on Parliament Hill Thursday, December 11, 2014.

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  14. Oman students unite voices for grand finale of choirs festRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Times of Oman

    The twelfth annual Festival of Choirs, was held under the direction of conductor Dr Christopher Aspaas, at the American International School of Muscat .-Supplied photo Muscat: More than 200 students were hosted by the American International School of Muscat for the Grand Finale of the twelfth annual Festival of Choirs, under the direction of conductor Dr Christopher Aspaas. The students, representing 20 international schools, did not audition to represent their schools but, rather, the choral directors created a selection process to determine which singers would best represent their schools, to create a vocally-balanced ensemble of sopranos, altos, tenors and bass.

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  15. Iraqi forces clear Islamic State fighters from town near key baseRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | AlertNet

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  16. Leadership is a journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    EXECUTIVE: Marnie Baker says she's been fortunate at Bendigo Bank. She advises younger women to back themselves for more senior roles.

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  17. UN approves resolution condemning use of chlorine in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The U.N. Security Council on Friday approved a United States-drafted resolution that condemns the use of toxic chemicals such as chlorine in Syria without assigning blame, while threatening militarily enforced action in the case of further violations. The resolution follows last month's condemnation by the world's chemical weapons watchdog of the use of chlorine in Syria as a breach of international law.

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  18. Man charged with cyclist murderRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Echo-news.co.uk

    A man has been charged with the murder of teenager Alan Cartwright who was stabbed to death while riding a bicycle with friends. Joshua Williams, 18, of Davenant Road, north London, will appear tomorrow at Highbury Corner Magistrates' court charged with murder and conspiracy to rob, Scotland Yard said.

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  19. Oman to get new public toilets in MuttrahRead the original story

    20 min ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Muttrah residents and visitors will soon have swanky public toilets at their disposal, said Salim Al Ghammari, a Muscat Municipal Council member representing Muttrah. Stay ahead of the rest and download our free WhatsNews app for Apple, Android or Blackberry Speaking to Times of Oman, Al Ghammari said that he, along with other members and officials, visited the area and earmarked three spots where the toilets would be installed.

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  20. Boris Nemtsov's final message: 'Putin has programmed Russians to hate strangers'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | The Independent

    Hours before he was assassinated outside the Kremlin, the dissident who dared to stand up to the forces of tyranny conducted his last interview Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Q. The opposition takes to the streets, but the regime holds on tight as ever.

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